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CHANGING LIVES: Ali Sorour

By Jill Patton, FMCHC

How choosing fitness helped one man cope with the grief of losing his wife of more than 40 years.

Bahram Akradi, the founder, chairman, and CEO of Life Time — Healthy Way of Life.

All in on Pickleball

By Bahram Akradi

This sport has captured our founder’s attention — and a lot of his time, too!

Ben Johns

Becoming a Pickleballer

With Ben Johns
Season 5, Episode 11

Ben Johns is one of the top-ranked pickleball players worldwide, and at just 23, he has been labeled the “the present (and future) of pickleball.” In this episode, he joins us to talk about this inclusive and increasingly popular sport, including how he went from playing for fun to playing pro, what he thinks makes him a good player, and why the sport is so appealing for so many of us.

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Ben Johns playing picklball

Behind the Scenes Ben Johns (Video)

By Experience Life Staff

Go behind the scenes at our cover shoot with top-ranked pickleball pro Ben Johns as he talks about the joys of pickleball.

Ben Johns pickleball champion

Pickleballer: Ben Johns

By Michael Dregni

At just 23, world-champion pickleball player Ben Johns sees endless potential — for the sport, his pro career, and the future.

Ajay Pant

Why Pickleball?

With Ajay Pant
Season 5, Episode 2

Pickleball is the fastest-growing sport in America — but why? Ajay Pant shares the reasons the sport has exploded in popularity and what it is about the game that hooks players of all ages and experience levels once they give it a try.

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a man performs a side lunge

The Racquet-Sport Workout

By Nancy Brenden

This off-court routine will improve your range of motion, joint stability, and overall racquet-sport performance.

A group of four individuals smiling while playing pickleball.

The Growing Appeal of Pickleball

By Callie Fredrickson

Life Time members from across the country share their love for this up-and-coming court sport and how it fits into their personal fitness routine.

A man playing pickleball.

Let’s Play Pickleball

By Nancy Brenden

This social, all-levels-friendly game is the fastest-growing sport in the country. Here’s what to know if you want to join in.

Two adults playing pickleball.

Stay in the Game

By Emily Ewen

The benefits of playing sports are as true for adults as for kids. Explore the perks, and get tips for finding the game that’s right for you.

A woman playing pickleball.

Expert Answers: What Is Pickleball — And Why Is Everyone Playing It?

By Callie Fredrickson

A Life Time racquet sport pro shares what you need to know about this booming sport.

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